Opened 10 years ago

Closed 3 months ago

#2944 closed bug (fixed)

Recent folders and documents in save panels' "Favorites"

Reported by: humdinger Owned by: axeld
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: Kits/Storage Kit Version: R1/pre-alpha1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description

This is hrev28287.

The Open/Save panels' Favorite menu is supposed to show recent documents and folders besides the user set favorite locations. It doesn't.

This is a comment from Axel from the Dev ML: "In Expander I actually see the recent files at least, but no recent folders - maybe they are incorrectly filtered somewhere."

(Dunno which system component is responsible for open/save panels. My guess is app_server, since it should work without Tracker running.)

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Expander_Destination.png (38.8 KB) - added by humdinger 5 years ago.
Open panel
StyledEdit_Save.png (35.4 KB) - added by humdinger 5 years ago.
Save panel

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Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by axeld

Component: Servers/app_serverKits/Storage Kit

It's actually Tracker, but part of libtracker.so, ie. it doesn't matter if Tracker is running or not. I put it in the Storage Kit component, though, as that one fits best (and the BFilePanel description if part of this, too).

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by un_spacyar

Is this ticket still valid or must be closed? The Favorites menu shows only the folders that the user deliverated add. It's supposed to show the "recent files/folders" too?

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by humdinger

Summary: Recent Folders in Open/Save panels' FavoritesRecent folders and documents in save panels' "Favorites"

It's still valid in a way (hrev47407). I have altered it's summary accordingly.
The "Open" panel is showing everything as it should be (IMO):

Open panel

It shows all favorites, including documents, not only the folders. It also shows recent files/folders.
It could be argued that the menu title "Favorites" isn't completely accurate, because it also shows recent files/folders. Can anyone come up with a better and short alternative?

The "Save" panel still only shows the favorite folders. No favorite files and no recent files/folders:

Save panel

I do think those would also make sense here.

Changed 5 years ago by humdinger

Attachment: Expander_Destination.png added

Open panel

Changed 5 years ago by humdinger

Attachment: StyledEdit_Save.png added

Save panel

comment:4 Changed 3 months ago by humdinger

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

The save dialog now also shows "Recent folders".

One could argue that even in the save dialog "Recent documents" could make sense. In case you keep overwriting a specific file. In that case the dialog could enter the file's folder and put the filename into the file name text control.
OTOH, this would complicate the code for not much gain. In the above case, creating a "Favorite folder" is almost the same, you just have to click on the target file additionally.

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